Book signing with Adam Messer at E. Shaver Booksellers

 

Adam Messer holding up his poetry book What the night taught me. Background is at the WRUU 107.5 FM Savannah studio.

Author Adam Messer at the WRUU 107.5 FM Savannah studios at the Word Beat Poetry hour

Adam Messer is an author, journalist and radio host. He enjoys connecting with other creative people. He is a columnist for the Savannah Morning News Do Savannah. He hosts his radio show Muses Memoirs & More live on WRUU 107.5 FM Savannah where he interviews authors, artists, and entertainers. Messer enjoys spending time with his family.

What the Night taught me is Messer’s first poetry book. In addition to writing poetry, he is also hosting a Word Beat Poetry hour on his radio show, where he features poets.

Join us as Adam signs copies of his first book!

August 16, 2019
Friday at 4 PM – 6 PM
E Shaver Bookseller
326 Bull St, Savannah, Georgia 31401

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What the Night taught me

Book signing and pre-order sale!

I am having a book signing at Savannah’s local bookstore E Shaver Booksellers on Friday, August 16th from 1 pm until 3 pm for my “What the Night taught me.”

To celebrate, I have dropped the e-book pre-order price to $0.99 for this weekend only. The book will be $9.99 when it is live on August 9th!

More news to come!

Stephen King’s On Writing audiobook takeaways

I’ve been listening to Stephen King’s On Writing and finished it this morning. Great book and I loved the audiobook.

My takeaways:

  • Write daily.
  • Let my story development flow as I write.
  • Start with a what if situation and move to a story about the people.
  • Write what is true and believable.
  • Use the first word that comes to mind.
  • “He said or she said” is divine.
  • Write to your ideal reader.
  • Write with the door closed, edit with the door open.
  • Writing is not life, life’s interruptions are more important.
  • Be professional and study your craft.
  • Kill your darlings.

Blood Thrasher – The Savannah Vampire Novel Series

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First in the series

Hello there!

Blood Thrasher is The Savannah Vampire Novel Series with the first novelette titled The Devil’s in The Metal.

What could go wrong with VIP tickets to Blood Thrasher?
Unsuspecting headbangers and a great concert.
But…the band isn’t human, are they?
Break out the stakes, vampire hunters are coming for Blood.
When the sun rises, who will be left standing?

Set in 1989 in Savannah, Georgia, the series introduces the reader a fast action traditional lore style vampire story.  I wanted the story to be fast paced and full of action.

I am working on the second installment in the Blood Thrasher series titled Blood Thrasher: Vinyl All Night. Here is a preview of the next cover! I hope you like it.

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New cover updates!

Hello all,

This indie publishing thing is a learn as you go. I’ve read several books, and keep exploring all of the vast tools to use for self-publishing. I am publishing through Amazon and love the quality of the prints. My books have all been published in the USA, but are also available through Amazon worldwide.

One of the things I am learning about it how to produce my own covers. I purchased licensing use rights for the image for Blood Thrasher and updated the cover with more of the feel of the novelette that I wanted.

Here is another example from my chess book.

As you can see there is a huge difference between my first cover and the 2nd one in this update. I love the look and feel of the knight with sword drawn in the 2nd one.

If you are an indie trying to publish, don’t be afraid to try things out. Even if you don’t feel like it looks like you want it to just yet, go ahead and do it.